Henry James Burris died Nov. 19, 2006 in Payson. He was born July 13, 1920 to James Burris and Willie Katherine (McKelvey) Burris.
Mr. Burris graduated from Sweetwater High School in San Diego and served in the United States Navy during World War II.
He had been a part-time resident of Payson since 1986.
Mr. Burris is survived by his son, Gary J. Burris; daughter, Susan A. (Martin) Macias; grandchildren, Desirae A. Burris, Megan E. Burris, Darin Macias and Aileen Macias; his brother, Ted Burris; his former wife, Mary Burris; and former daughter-in-law, S. Ann Crom.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 at Glen Abbey Memorial Park, 3838 Bonita Rd., Bonita, Calif., (619) 498-4600.
Memorial donations on behalf of Mr. Burris may be made to any dementia or Alzheimer's disease organization.